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American Literature (1 March 2017) 89 (1): 197–200.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Jennifer Glaser Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form . By Chute Hillary L. . Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press . 2016 . 359 pp. Cloth , $35.00 ; e-book, $35.00 . The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics . By...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 894–895.
Published: 01 December 2000
... Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video. Ed. Phyllis R. Klotman and Janet K. Cutler. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 2000. xxxiii, 483 pp. Cloth, $49.95; paper, $24.95. Struggles for...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 327–351.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Lisa Lynch Lynch’s essay explores the divergence between the symbolic imaginary of nuclear power and the imaginative terrain of environmentalism through a look at documentary film about the civilian nuclear industry. Lynch first analyzes several films about US antireactor activism produced in the...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 842–843.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Jeff Allred © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Intelligence Work: The Politics of American Documentary . By Jonathan Kahana. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2008. xiii, 436 pp. Cloth, $90.00; paper, $29.00. Turncoats, Traitors, and Fellow Travelers: Culture and Politics of the Early Cold War...
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American Literature (1 September 2006) 78 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Jeff Allred Duke University Press 2006 Jeff From Eye to We: Allred Richard Wright’s 12 Million Black Voices, Documentary, and Pedagogy No ‘‘we’’ should be taken for granted when looking at other people’s pain.—Susan Sontag...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Katy Ryan Ryan's essay analyzes the coordination of the innocence argument and sentimentality in Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's The Exonerated (2003), a documentary play based on interviews with people sentenced to die for crimes they did not commit. The play's composition, performance, and...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 87–115.
Published: 01 March 2014
... American life in the South. Employing the methodology of anthropology and the genres of travelogue and documentary book, Brown attends to the silenced voices, ignored stories, displaced songs, and unmarked memorial sites of the South’s black inhabitants. He charts a narrative of the region altogether...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 767–797.
Published: 01 December 2014
... utopian politics of social redemption urged Left-aesthetics to respond to newly uncertain political futures, Rukeyser’s documentary-epic renewed a social imaginary for political redemption in ways resonant with Walter Benjamin’s theories of sociopolitical messianism. In Rukeyser’s poem, exploited human...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 301–325.
Published: 01 June 2012
... María Viramontes’s novel Under the Feet of Jesus , and the documentary film The Garden , Fiskio argues for an agrarianism of the margins that unsettles these fundamental assumptions, illuminating the ethical agency of migrant and transnational laborers in situations of transience, and opening a space...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 519–551.
Published: 01 September 2010
... overlapping arguments. On the one hand, Hochman makes a case for the centrality of anthropological theories of sound (especially the emergence of sound technology) to Cable's work and thought. On the other, he demonstrates more broadly that the phonograph's documentary authority evolved out of late-nineteenth...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 91–119.
Published: 01 March 2019
... story, novel, and poem to another. Collectively such scenes, recurring across the literature of the 1930s, offer something like a cousinly alternative, on a far smaller scale, to the 1930s ascendency of documentary and the 1920s and 1930s movement for a proletarian literature. Stories of begging for...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 895–896.
Published: 01 December 2000
... insider’s view of this award-winning PBS series. Clyde Taylor’s ‘‘Paths of En- lightenment’’ deals with the television documentary. He provides extensive background on the development of televised, black-oriented social documen...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 241.
Published: 01 March 2007
..., Documentary, and Pedagogy” (September, 549–83). Honorable Men- tion was awarded to Caleb Smith for “Emerson and Incarceration” ( June, 207–34). Members of the judging committee were Sara Blair, University of Michigan (Chair); Elizabeth Barnes, College of William and Mary; and James Kyung-Jin...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 893–894.
Published: 01 December 2000
... may be touching and plaintive, but also beside the point. Kenneth W. Warren, University of Chicago Struggles for Representation: African American Documentary Film and Video. Ed. Phyllis R. Klotman and...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2019
... architectural uncanny and the urban sublime, the skyline of “New York vertical” and the streetscape of “New York horizontal,” and Millichap employs 1930s documentary realism and “subjective modernism.” Perusing these extensive, broad-ranging surveys, readers almost forget that necessarily selective surveys...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 207–214.
Published: 01 March 2014
... this activ- ity. Shifting focus away from documentary and realist representations of mining that call attention to its oppressive nature, she asks how gold and sil- ver mining has instead been productive of thought and creative work. She notes that much of the cultural production that has come...
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American Literature (1 December 2014) 86 (4): 836–838.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the “folk”—a version of authentically quaint and populist American identity—that had been visually and discursively documented during the 1930s. The book argues that Depres- sion-era documentary projects were instrumental not simply in capturing the “folk,” but rather in inventing it. Two key...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx, 461–63. Lynch, Lisa. “‘We Don’t Wanna Be Radiated’: Documentary Film and the Evolving Rhetoric of Nuclear Energy Activism,” 327–51. McCabe, Nancy. Review: Aubry, Reading as Therapy: What Contemporary Fiction Does for...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 846–848.
Published: 01 December 2010
... the same and further notes the persis- tence of border skirmishes in twenty-first-century arenas spanning Major League soccer and documentary film. Drawing on Anzaldúa and scholars like Walter Mignolo who have usefully extended her concept of the borderlands, Soto-Crespo’s...